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Discovery Game London’s Barbican architecture and life

Availability: Flexible
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Explore Barbican during this interactive Discovery Game
  • Solve riddles at each stop of this digital treasure hunt
  • Marvel at the area's architecture
  • Learn about the city's history on an exciting adventure
  • Be the fastest to solve the riddles for a chance to win a free game
What to expect

On this interactive discovery experience across London's Barbican, you will solve riddles via a web app in your phone’s browser. After you start your adventure on the Lakeside Terrace, you will be faced with eleven riddles that will lead you from one spot to the next, unveiling local recommendations, fun facts and the city's history. You will receive all the information you need for your tour in an e-mail after the booking.

Explore the Barbican and unlock its curious stories, interesting history, and architectural insights. You will discover that there is more to this area than robust buildings, all while solving fun riddles. After giving your brain a workout and working up an appetite, the game will provide you with recommendations for tasty food and refreshing drinks. Get architectural insights and stories while discovering hidden views and lesser-known corners of the Barbican.

This game is suitable for friends, couples, families with kids and team buildings. Enjoy being together while exploring a city, be creative and use your imagination to find the city’s secrets!

Play for the fastest time and get listed on the leaderboard or take your time and share your best adventure photo using #secretcitytrails. Both might lead to a free game!

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Where

Barbican Centre, Barbican, London EC2Y 8DS, United Kingdom

Meeting point:

Start your Discovery Game on the Lakeside Terrace (easily accessed coming through the Barbican Arts Centre from Silk Street).

What to remember
  • You will receive your game within 24 hours after your booking
  • This is a self-guided tour, there is no tour guide that meets you at the start location
  • You will receive an email with a link to your game. The link to the game is valid up to 6 months after the purchase. By tapping the play button your game opens in your phone’s browser. No downloads needed
  • You can stop the game and take a break at any point and start where you left off later
  • You can play any day of the week, it is recommended to play during daylight hours
  • The game is recommended to be played in a team of 1-5 people
  • You can share a team viewer link, so everyone can read riddles and stories on their phones. Just make sure to select one person to enter answers
  • Start on the Lakeside Terrace (easily accessed coming through the Barbican Arts Centre from Silk Street)
  • End near Lakeside Terrace
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When
  • You can play any day of the week, it is recommended to play during daylight hours
  • You can start the game up to 6 months after the purchase
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Provider
Secret City Trails
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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